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- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 9.99
Aside from terrorists seeking to destroy Israel, religious extremism - both Islamic and Jewish - challenges its existence as a secular state. Faced with a growing Arab population to contested sources of water, the country's future can seem precarious. The author paints a realistic picture of the road ahead with a hopeful message. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 32.00
Inventing Lebanon examines the history behind an idea: a new polity of ?Greater Lebanon?. It shows how, under the powerful influence of the French Mandate, various groups of the local elite attempted to create what amounted to a new Lebanese nationalism, carving the state into Maronite Christian, Sunni and Shiite power bases. The results only accentuated... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57
Providing an account of a Saudi woman's painful journey from naive Aramcon girl to life as a resident of a war-torn capital city, this book provides fresh insight into two very different Middle Eastern worlds about which so little is known by those living outside the region. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
New archaeological material and research underpin this extensive, detailed and beautifully illustrated account of the famous Mamluk Askars.The Mamluk army is credited with finally defeating and expelling the Crusaders from the Middle East, with defeating and halting the Mongol invasion of the Islamic Middle East, and with facing down - though not defeating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Translating a collection of the most important descriptions of the Turks found in medieval Arabic texts into English, this book aims at delineating the coming of the Turkic people in the eleventh century, their military successes in Iran and Iraq, and the emergence of the sultanate. The book introduces the reader to the history of the Islamic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The role of intelligence in colonialism and decolonization is a rapidly expanding field of study. The premise of The Secret Anglo-French War in the Middle East is that intelligence statecraft is the "missing dimension" in the established historiography of the Middle East during and after World War II. Arguing that intelligence, especially covert... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 27.95
An eloquent, controversial argument that says, for the first time in their long history, Jews are free to live in a Jewish state?or lead secure and productive lives outside it Since the beginnings of Zionism in the twentieth century, many Jewish thinkers have considered it close to heresy to validate life in the Diaspora. Jews in Europe and America... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
Eastward to Tartary , Robert Kaplan's first book to focus on a single region since his bestselling Balkan Ghosts , introduces readers to an explosive and little-known part of the world destined to become a tinderbox of the future. Kaplan takes us on a spellbinding journey into the heart of a volatile region, stretching from Hungary and Romania... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; Not Available
One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII. Militant Zionist Avraham Stern believed he was destined to be the Jewish liberator of British Palestine. As the ringleader of the infamous Stern Gang, also known... more...